Best Game of Thrones Villains

This list discusses all of our favorite or least favorite Game of Thrones/ A Song of Ice and Fire Villians

The Top Ten

1 Joffrey Baratheon Joffrey Baratheon Joffrey Baratheon is a fictional character in the A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Martin, and its television adaptation Game of Thrones.

I think everybody hated Joffrey. He was evil and cruel and did not have even one good quality.

He is the most hated game of thrones character - Ajkloth

Absolutely no surprises here

Oooh when he was be killed
i was the happiest
belive me he deserved it
he deserves the worst
the most horrible charecter and all the time enemy of the starks

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2 Cersei Lannister Cersei Lannister Cersei Lannister is a fictional character created by American author George R. R. Martin. She is a prominent point of view character in Martin's award-winning A Song of Ice and Fire series, and also a main character in HBO's adaptation of the series, Game of Thrones.

"Power is power."

"When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die. There is no middle ground."

"Everyone who isn't us is an enemy."

"Tears aren't a woman's only weapon. The best one's between your legs."

A queen with tons of sass who everyone loves hating.

Cersei is not a good person, obviously. I hate her, a lot. But, she is clearly the most interesting and strongest villain (besides the Night King)

I'm not sure if I'd class her as a villain considering she is way more complex than that but she's a fantastic character none the less.

You win, or you die.
She isn't as evil as Joffrey, Ramsey, Walder, Craster, Tywin or many, many others. That's why she's the best. She's an incredibly fleshed out character, and it's easy to see what drives her.

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3 Ramsay Snow/Bolton

A true psychopath who got the most satisfying defeat. A dog that needed to be put down. - Daviddv0601

Cute monster who deserves better than his death


I think he is the really best evil character in Game of Thrones. Of course, Joffrey and Cersei are really good villains, but Joffrey is only a young, crazy kid, and he has never been the real king, because of his mother. Cersei is really evil, but we felt really sad (and a bit happy, okay) during the Walk of Shame at the end of the fifth season. Ramsay is full of madness, evilness and he is the evilest person in Westeros!

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4 Tywin Lannister Tywin Lannister

May not have been true evil like Ramsay or Joffrey, but Tywin was responsible for more deaths than anyone else in the show, plus he was so charismatic and entertaining to watch. Charles Dance was the best villain ever

He is best character in the serie, but I don't think him as the villain. He has do many bad things, but still he isn't villain.

Tywin was the real king of westeros. Joffery spent no time in politics and had no power over tywin. Tywin is also responsible for sexually assaulting tyroin and tysha as children. Tywin's name comes from the word tyrant.

The only villain that actually has a villain song: The Rains of Castermere.
Poor Catlyn Stark knew what was coming...

5 Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish

"Chaos isn't a pit. Chaos is a ladder! " Such an awesome villain! Such a great character! Such an incredible actor!

6 Gregor Clegane/The Mountain Gregor Clegane/The Mountain Ser Gregor Clegane, nicknamed The Mountain, is a fictional character in the A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Martin, and its television adaptation Game of Thrones.

Perhaps he is even more cruel than Joffrey. He is a sadistic, murdering rapist who was awarded knighthood for it.

7 Qyburn
8 Melisandre/The Red Priestess

Maybe Davos put her on this list? Well, you may side with her and you may not, but she was done some very wicked things that have earned her a place on this list.

9 Euron Greyjoy

I know he didn't make much of an impression to fans in his Season 6 debut. But I guarantee by the end of Season 7, everyone will have a completely different opinion on him and he may well be one of the best villains in the show

I really liked his entrance in the show (I was fine with his Kingsmoot scene), but I'll admit that I thought Book Euron was more intimidating and interesting as a character, and seemed like more of a badass. All that said, I'm looking forward to seeing what this guy does in Season 7.

Finger in the bum

Joffrey was a mad king influenced by power
Littlefinger is the conductor of all chaos
Ramsay was the monster with no remorse
And Euron is Satan's witness. The representative of fear and evil.

10 Roose Bolton

The son is just the shadow of the father

Probably the only person who poses a threat to Littlefinger, and able to hide the fact that he's even worse than his bastard.

Delivered the final blow to Robb Stark. He conspired with Tywin and Walder for The Red Wedding and is a total d*** to his bastard son.

The Contenders

11 Walder Frey Walder Frey

The Red Wedding! Enough said. This man is truly despicable.

This dude is gruesomely horrible. Truth been spoken

12 The Night's King

Come on people...

He took down Viserion, making him the dragon slayer. Plus he has the largest army the world has ever seen.

13 White Walker

Oh come on man. The series started with them. They deserve to be at the top of this list.

14 Sandor Celgane/The Hound

While some of us may not hate him, we surely can agree that he is a villain to an extent. He's kind of like the Game of Thrones version of Gollum.

He's not even a villain! He's a scarred antihero who actually help both Sansa with Joffreys torment ( she probably wouldn't admit it ) and helped Arya too with though at first it was for selfish reasons. If he's a villain, Jaime Lannister is one too... Truth is, they're both gray characters with desires to be good but morally hindered by the environment and circumstance they live in

15 The Others

Overall, the Others are definitely a force to be reckoned with. Cold and heartless they will do anything for victory.

16 Aerys Targaryen/The Mad King

Hhe was insane and evil and killed Eddard's brother and father. He loved to burn people alive and furiously raped his wife in his last days.

17 Karl Tanner

Fooking Legend of Gin Alley, wish he had more screen time

The fookin legend of Gin Alley


A skilled cutthroat and a creeper. He single handily overthrew Crastor and Mormont and took the keep for himself. In the brief time we saw him he swore, raped and killed his way to the top. - Toms_system

18 Randyll Tarly
19 High Sparrow High Sparrow The High Sparrow is a fictional character in the A Song of Ice and Fire series of high fantasy novels by American author George R. R.
20 Lancel Lannister
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Top Remixes

1. Cersei Lannister
2. The Night's King
3. Joffrey Baratheon
1. Tywin Lannister
2. Joffrey Baratheon
3. Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish
1. Ramsay Snow/Bolton
2. Joffrey Baratheon
3. Melisandre/The Red Priestess


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